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Gros InstituteThe Brother Jeffrey Gros [groh] Institute for Dialogue, Justice & Social Action, grounded in our Catholic and Lasallian heritage, brings together ecumenical, interfaith, and secular collaborators to advance action toward social justice.



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Inaugural board meeting of the Gros Institute (2018)	Gathering around peace pole		Peace pole event participants	Session view of Peace teach-in event	Peace Teach-In Presenter, Ms. Alia Bilal, Deputy Director of the Inner-City Muslim Action	Peace Teach-In: Theatre of the Oppressed (2019) Peace Teach-In: Theatre of the Oppressed (2019) Brother Jeffrey Gros presenting A Pope for the 21st Century	Gathering of the Gros Institute Advisory Board in a Peace Circle 	Commissioning of the original Peace Pole in 2016 	Valarie Kaur presenting her keynote address at the 5th Annual Gros Memorial Event (2022) Sikh guests with President Livingston and his wife Joan at the 5th Annual Gros Memorial Event (2022) Interfaith Forum (2023): Our four panel speakers (R-L): Siddhesh Shevade, Irene Kapustina, rev. mandi huizenga, and Sherry Rochford.	lightbox for jqueryby VisualLightBox.com v5.7


Videos


Join Lewis Life host Luis Chavez as he sits down with Dr. Christie Billups to talk about the Brother Jeffrey Gros Institute at Lewis University.
In October 2023, LUTV interviewed Dr. Lili Burciaga, the Associate Director of the Gros Institute, who discusses various Gros Institute initiatives, the upcoming 2023 Peace Teach-In, and how she utilizes Peace Circles in the classroom.

Dr. Christie Billups highlights the significant impact of the leaders of the Black Lives Matter Movement - Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi, and Patrisse Cullors.
The two walls on the borders of Palestine-Israel and Mexico-U.S. were "reconstructed" on the Lewis University Main Campus as part of the 2014 Peace Teach-In.


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